University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:2003-86-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: China
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Abalone
Leather
Technique:Carved
Incised
Inlaid
Inscription Language:Chinese Language
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1993.X.1746 - Other Number
ED2791 - Museum Education Number

Description

Long stringed instrument or possibly gaming device with incised designs and mother of pearly inlay. There is a leather strap with a coin attached from Hong Kong with a date of 1862 and the inscription: 香港一文. There is also a small bag with four balls inside. Four Chinese characters appear on the back that read: 陽和上總


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